Born in Munich, Germany, Mrs. Ute Bühler completed formal vocational training as a banking clerk and attained a degree in Finance, Sales and HR. She completed further training courses in Finance, focusing on Sales and Human Resources Management in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. Ms. Bühler is a certified coach and trainer of Mediators She is a very experienced banker with over 25 years of experience in the sector. During her career, she held various responsibilities, amongst others as a manager in the areas of sales and human resources management. During her professional career in UniCredit Bank, she has accumulated vast experience in technical fields as well as in leadership. While holding various managerial positions, she was already responsible for training and coaching of her teams. At that time, her training and coaching focused on leadership, sales strategies, customer service, and achieving targets. After 15 years of management experience in bank sales she became the Head of HR for the Unicredit Division Private Banking, Germany and Luxembourg. In this role, she designed and developed various HR initiatives, amongst others she worked on the improvement of the personal development and leadership skills of the supervisors in her area. She was also responsible for the recruitment of international staff, ensuring business success through hiring suitable personnel. She is an expert and teaches various leadership training courses, amongst others in the following areas: change management, negotiation skills, communication, human resources management and development, general and strategic leadership.